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HP Flashback: Operations expand and technologies advance during global conflict: Excerpts from the 1940s

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

This articles details several case studies on the use of x-ray technology for inspection purposes. This includes for the inspection of casings, forgings and welded structures, among others.

New practice of diameter-transformed fluidized bed reactor in the petrochemical industry

SINOPEC Research Institute of Petroleum Processing (RIPP): Wang, X.  |  Xu, Y.

Motor gasoline standards are becoming increasingly stringent—in particular, the olefins content requirement in motor gasoline is getting lower and lower. Among these standards, China standard motor gasoline VI (B) requires that the olefin content should be < 15 vol%.

HP Flashback: Operations, processes and safety evolve and advance: Excerpts from the 1930s

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1930s by <i>The Refiner and Natural Gasoline Manufacturer</i>, the forerunner to <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i>.

HP Flashback: Advancing processing technologies and refining operations: Excerpts from the 1920s

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1920s by <i>The Refiner and Natural Gasoline Manufacturer</i>, the forerunner to <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i>.

Construction

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Eni plans to launch its 3.4-MMtpy FLNG vessel offshore Mozambique this year. The Coral Sul FLNG vessel is being built by Samsung Heavy Industries.

Hydrocarbon Processing 2021 Awards FINALISTS

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

<i>Hydrocarbon Processing</I>, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for nearly 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its fifth annual <i>HP</i> Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

What are the latest advancements in HPI technologies? This month’s Innovations section details the tools and technologies that are optimizing plant operations.

Oil refinery/petrochemical integration in a CO2-constrained world—Part 2

Fluor: Baars, F.  |  Oruganti, S.  |  Kalia, P.

Petrochemical demand will increase with gross domestic product, while the demand for motor fuels will only show modest growth and may even decline in certain regions, given environmental/legislative pressures and the introduction of battery-powered electric vehicles.

MAA refinery—Bunker fuel oil challenge: Stable and compatible VLSFO production

Kuwait National Petroleum Co.: Matar, M. B.  |  Al-Mane, A.  |  Rajendran, M.

Studies have been conducted on strategies for bunker fuel oil (BFO) production with reduced sulfur and catalytic fines concentration limits.

Industry Perspectives

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Last month, <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i> presented its mid-year market update to a global audience.